You Are Here > SR/Olympics > Athletes > Wellington Burtnett, Jr.

Wellington Burtnett, Jr.

Full name: Wellington Parker Burtnett, Jr.
Nickname(s): Wimpy
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (182 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: August 26, 1930 in Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 21, 2013 in Wilmington, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Boston College Eagles, Chestnut Hill (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Wellington Burtnett was from Cambridge, Massachusetts, and attended Boston College, making All-America there in 1952 and 1953, and captaining the hockey team in his senior year. The 1956 Olympic Winter Games were his only international experience. But Burtnett continued to play hockey in several old-timer hockey leagues in the Boston area throughout his life. He was inducted into both the Winchester High School Hall of Fame and the Boston College Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Winter 25 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1956 Winter 25 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey United States USA Final Standings 2 1956-01-26 0 0 0
1956 Winter 25 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #1 2 1956-01-27 TCH 4, USA 3 0 0 0